Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion

"Remember: It's not your fault that things are the way they are, but it is your responsibility to do something about them.”

― Elena Aguilar, Coaching for Equity: Conversations That Change Practice

 

  • Diversity - recognizing our differences 

  • Equity - ensuring that everyone has fair access to resources 

  • Inclusion - embracing, celebrating, and giving voice to our differences

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Upcoming Events

  • Diverse Voices Series: Black Men Reflect on their Public School Experiences

    • This training has passed, but keep an eye out for future trainings
       

Training & Professional Development

 

"Sometimes the brain needs a kick start... Unusual spaces force [the] brain to process inputs in novel ways, sprouting new connections and making synapses where none existed before."

- Gregory Burns, Iconoclast (Harvard Business Press, 2008)

March 2021 (Women’s History Month!)

 

April 2021

 

May 2021 (Jewish American Heritage Month!) (Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month!)

 

Equity Committee

  • Mission, Vision, & Purpose

  • Monthly meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month, 3:30 - 4:30 pm. 

  • Interested in sharing an idea or joining a meeting? Fill out this form.

 

Community Connections

 

Reading Suggestions & Conversation Starters

Resources

Mission Statements

 

EGEA Equity Committee

Our mission is to provide a safe space for honest conversations among educators, and to provide them with resources and opportunities related to equity and social justice. 

 

CTA

“The California Teachers Association exists to protect and promote the well-being of its members; to improve the conditions of teaching and learning; to advance the cause of free, universal, and quality public education for all students; to ensure that the human dignity and civil rights of all children and youth are protected; and to secure a more just, equitable, and democratic society.”

 

NEA

“Our mission is to advocate for education professionals and to unite our members and the nation to fulfill the promise of public education to prepare every student to succeed in a diverse and interdependent world.”

Contact  Mary Walton

mary@elkgroveeducators.org